How can I find out about weather and water conditions in the Laguna Madre or Baffin Bay?
Information regarding water quality and weather parameters from the Laguna Madre and Baffin Bay can be found on a link to a web page that contains all of the information you want. Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network The flags on the map indicate buoys or weather stations that record real-time data along the Texas coastline. You may click on these to get the most current observations. You can also click on the link that says “Data Query” to get real-time, recent, or historical data in a time series format (e.g. water temperatures for the last month). When you do a data query, you will specify the location, the parameter of interest, the time period, the format of the data (graph, tabular list etc), English or metric measurements, time zone, and date format. This is a very useful site used routinely by staff.